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Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Creative Scotland's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Types of Cookies in Use

1. cookie_info
This cookie is used to tell your browser not to display the cookie policy message if you have accepted it.

2. sq_system_session
This is a session cookie used to remember login details.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

For other browsers you should be able to find out how to refuse cookies by performing a Google search. 

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.